14 mai 2011

An exquisite pair of Yaozhou flower-shaped bowls. Five dynasties, 10th Century

An exquisite pair of Yaozhou flower-shaped bowls. Five dynasties,  10th Century. Photo Sotheby's each of conical shape, delicately potted and deeply indented in five-lobed prunus form, with narrow flat base inside and a low footring, covered with an attractive, slightly opaque, glossy blue-green glaze, each in a Japanese padded purple silk cloth, in a joint ribbon-tied paulownia-wood box and cover, and brown cotton furoshiki with inscribed wooden tag; 12.8cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 25,000—30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 67,250 GEP ... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2010

A fine Ge-ware flower-shaped bowl, China, early Ming dynasty, probably Yongle period

A fine Ge-ware flower-shaped bowl, China, early Ming dynasty, probably Yongle period. photo courtesy Nagel D. 13,5 cm. Covered overall in a fine pale-grey glaze, the foot rim revealing the typical iron-grey body, nice jinsi tiexian craquelure 'gold thread and iron wire' - Estimate 9 000 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de